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18u Northern NAFA Nationals

2021 18U Gold Champions: WI5Diamonds

NAFA 18U National Tournament Eden Prairie-Chaska 2022

Dates: July 27-30, 2023

5-game guarantee, 72 teams
* All teams will play three pool games on Thursday and Friday. Bracket play begins on Friday afternoon. All teams are guaranteed to play into Saturday.

Bracket: Gold, Silver, Bronze

Miller Park in Eden Prairie, Community Park in Chaska

$700 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team paid to Eden Prairie Fastpitch Association used to pay for field rental and field maintenance.

Two-man umpire crews for all pool and bracket games.

Tournament Contacts

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director/Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453

Field Maps

Tournament Information

NAFA Northern Nationals 18U Pools & Brackets


1st - MN Elite Rubischko, 2nd - Badger Blitz, 3rd - Kaukauna Ghosts, 4th - TC Blitz

1st - Wisconsin Bandits Gold, 2nd - MN Starters National, 3rd - Windy City Rage, 4th - MN A's Zwack

1st - Mad City Panic, 2nd - Yankton Fury Red, 3rd - Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Blue, 4th - MN Riptide

2022 NAFA 18U Northern Nationals

Pool Play: July 28-July 29, 2022
Bracket Play: July 29-31, 2022

Parade of Teams: none

Pin Trading: Optional -- teams can order pins; girls can trade with other teams during the tournament.

Gift Exchange: Optional -- teams switch gift bags upon conclusion of their first pool game. Spend no more than $10-12. Think fun. Candy, Dollar Store items, etc. I will email teams a coach list if they want to participate.

Teams Registered

Number of Teams NAFA REG # Team Name Coach Name Registration Paid
1 MN22-18-04 Midwest Speed Lynch Neil Lynch
2 MN22-18-03 Gamblers Gold Barry Tienter
3 WI22-18-15 Central Wisconsin Voodoo Kevin Brown
4 WI22-18-12 Rhino Wisconsin Evan Wick
5 IL22-18-05 Geneva Foxes Ron Jagers
6 IL22-18-04 Rockford Xtreme Mike Intravaia
7 IL22-18-12 Green Xtreme GXTA Daymon McDowell
8 WI22-18-06 ESA 18U Prospects Blue Roger Kirkpatrick
9 WI22-18-09 Wisconsin Redbirds Steve Pliner
10 IL22-18-06 Kishwaukee Valley Storm Steve Heide
11 IL22-18-18 Sycamore Sycos Eric Simmons
12 WI22-18-13 Mad City Panic Curtis Lawrence
13 WI22-18-11 Southwest Wisconsin All Stars Dave Gratz
14 MN22-18-05 Clutch Hitters Graf Ken Graf
15 WI22-18-08 Wisconsin Bandits Gold Aaron Carroll
16 WI22-18-10 Mississippi Valley Pride 18U Kevin Heit
17 WI22-18-16 ISA - Royal Jenna Woepse
18 WI22-18-18 Lakeshore Riverhawks Kirk Shillcox
19 MN22-18-06 MN Ice Smith Brett Smith
20 MN22-18-21 MN Elite Rubischko Dan Rubischko
21 MN22-18-20 MN Elite Prantner Gary Prantner
22 MN22-18-08 Centennial Lakes Red Heidi Miller
23 IL22-18-31 Express Fastpitch Rick Vernon
24 IL22-18-01 Big Dogs Brian Fernette
25 MN Stars 04 Jeff Dierberger
26 WI22-18-05 Kaukauna Ghosts Tim Roehrig
27 WI22-18-26 Team Heat Tristate Robert Lowe
28 IL22-18-36 Windy City Rage Gabriel Adler
29 MN 22-18-07 MN ICE Costley Justin Costley
30 MN22-18-09 MN A's Leicht Jim Leicht
31 MN22-18-13 MN A's Zwack Mitch Zwack
32 MN22-18-14 MN SnoCatz Jenny Bracht
33 MN22-18-19 MN Whirl Selects Curt Swenson
34 WI22-18-21 New Berlin Magic Kent Barnes
35 MN22-18-12 SE Flyers 18U Chad Cooper
36 IL22-18-02 Sports City Heatwave Dan Houston
37 MN22-18-28 Mission OGs Jeremy Gavin
38 IL22-18-35 Grant Dawgs Erick Mortensen
39 IL22-18-10 CHAOS Fastpitch Brian Karc
40 MN22-18-10 MN Twisters Black Megan Vargo
41 ND22-18-02 Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Blue Michael Skogen
42 ND22-18-03 Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Orange Jason Brueske
43 MN22-18-25 TC Blitz Dale Stapf
44 MN22-18-11 MN Twisters Red Tim Wischnack
45 ND22-18-01 West Fargo United Pat Johnson
46 SD22-18-01 Cyclones White Jeff Belben
47 MN22-18-17 Cottage Grove Green Phil Albert
48 MN22-18-15 Northern Ice Bud Joyce
49 SD22-18-03 SD Phoenix Sara Gohman
50 MN22-18-26 MN Diamond Divas Pink KJ Johnson
51 WI22-18-27 Badger State Bomb Squad Todd Plahmer
52 MN22-18-18 Gamblers White Jason Williamson
53 WI22-18-04 Rock River Stix Allan Siekert
54 MN22-18-32 Minnesota Venom John Martineau
55 SD22-18-06 TSC Blaze Todd Hirschkorn
56 SD22-18-07 Yankton Fury Fire Kimberly Velk
57 SD22-18-05 Yankton Fury Red Mike Townsend
58 MN22-18-25 Mounds View Mustangs Sabrina Barrett
59 MN22-18-31 Armstrong Cooper Fastpitch Joe Berns
60 MN22-18-29 Woodbury Royals Zac Wallin
61 MN22-18-02 Lady Storm Tom Bennerotte
62 MN22-18-27 Red Corvettes Kelly Goeb
63 ND22-16-02 River City Wolfpack Kyle Christensen
64 Richfield HS Summer Melya Owens
65 MN22-18-22 MN Starters Erika Smyth
66 MN22-18-30 MN Riptide Barry Stern
67 MN22-16-46 Midwest Speed 16U Gold Troy Gross
68 WI22-18-20 WI 5Diamonds Fastpitch Claudia Spencer
69 WI22-18-28 Badger Blitz Verne Barreau
70 MN Magic Jamie Moro